Rafael E. Pajaro, MD, MS

Pajaro, Rafael E., MD, MS


Internal Medicine

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Columbia University, Columbia College, New York City


Exercise Physiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY


New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY


Internal Medicine, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

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Internal Medicine

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Overlook Medical Center

Before joining Summit Medical Group, Rafael E. Pajaro, MD, MS, was Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program and the Combined Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. Dr. Pajaro was previously in private practice in Chester, New Jersey. He has been a physician and hospitalist with the Somerset Medical Center in Somerset, New Jersey, and he was Director of Hospitalist Physicians of Somerville, New Jersey. To his credit, Dr. Pajaro has been Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, Society of Hospital Medicine, and Anticoagulation Forum.

When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Pajaro enjoys playing classical and jazz piano and drums. He has 2 sons, the eldest of whom is an accomplished musician and plays alto and tenor saxophone. His youngest son, also a musician who plays trombone, is a member of the USA Junior Olympic Archery Dream Team practicing to participate in the 2016 Olympics.